Book an Appointment
Qualifications and Experience
Awards and Publications
Dr. Vladimir Tabakman earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Houston. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Tabakman completed a two-year residency and received a master’s degree in Orthodontics from the University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan. He was on the Dean’s Honor List, graduated with the highest honors, and was awarded the Dental Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. His research has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Tabakman has been voted one of the top orthodontists by H Magazine since 2007. His practice philosophy is to provide the highest quality orthodontic treatment in a personal and comfortable environment using the latest technology to create outstanding results. Therefore, Dr. Tabakman believes in continued education for him and his team in order to stay abreast of the newest technology in orthodontics. In fact, he was recently one of four orthodontists chosen from hundreds of applicants to present a difficult orthodontic case at a national Invisalign® meeting in Las Vegas.
Community involvement is important to Dr. Tabakman and his team. He enjoys going to local schools to educate children on the importance of having and maintaining good oral health. West Houston Orthodontics also holds complimentary clinics for the schools in order to equip their athletes with mouthguards to protect their mouths during their sport season. Dr. Tabakman has also provided numerous scholarships, support for local team sports and continues to add more events every year.
Dr. Tabakman has been a Houston resident since 1990. He enjoys spending time with his family.
Verified Patient Reviews
Quick, professional, neat
We were very satisfied on our first visit and we are looking forward to continue to be and happy and satisfied with our subsequent visits coming soon. The staff were professional and knowledgeable and there were many of them which was probably one of the reasons why we received undivided attention and overall satisfaction . The staff appear happy and not burnout as I have noticed in other places.Well staffing makes a lot of difference.
Beautiful facility, awesome, friendly staff. Everyone I came into contact with had a smile on their face and greeted me respectfully!
First visit - super friendly and welcoming staff & doctor. You can tell his staff is happy and that's always a pleasure.
Dr. Tabakman and the whole staff at West Houston Orthodontics were amazing! They make you feel like family the whole time. Everywhere you go, everyone calls you by your first name. They all take the time to get to know you as a person and genuinely take interest in your life!
Perfect I loved it